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Learning and working through lockdown

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As plans to get children back into classrooms dominate the news, Simone Richardson meets three local women working in education to...

How are you coping with lockdown?

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LEAP, the Lambeth Early Action Partnership, has an online survey to discover how parents of children up...

Poetic Unity’s Positive Impact since Lockdown

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Poetic Unity is a Brixton based charity whose vision is to give young people a voice and to empower them. We use poetry as a tool...

Council to underwrite cost of Cherry Groce memorial

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Lambeth council is to underwrite more than £80,000 of the cost of the Cherry Groce memorial in...

Reparations march in pictures

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Images of today’s reparations march in Brixton by Jessica Dyer, Jenny Shramenko and Robert Delaney https://www.change.org/p/justice-for-nhs-nurse-sheila-magudu

More than a march – this year will be different

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Reparations Rebellion Groundings 2020 – Moving on Globally Esther Stanford-Xosei explains the political, historical and social background...

Police impose conditions on plan to close Brixton Road

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Police have today (31 July) imposed conditions on tomorrow’s planned “lockdown” of Brixton as part of the...

Council plans to extend Pop Brixton lease

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Lambeth council is planning to extend the lease of Pop Brixton until November 2022. Its current lease...

‘Being around nature, animals, children and visitors is priceless’

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Vauxhall City farm, just a short bus or Tube ride from Brixton, today reopens after the lockdown. Simone Richardson talked to chief executive...

Melting Pothead – Stories of an Anglo-Indian raised on Brixton’s Frontline

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Siddy Shivdasani’s “Melting Pothead” is more of a photo album than an autobiography. It’s like sitting with Siddy on his sofa while he takes...

‘It was scary – but I serve the people’

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Simone Richardson meets Derek Chong, whose Electric Avenue fruit and vegetable stall was open throughout the lockdown – just as it...

Reparations marchers plan ‘Brixton lockdown’

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Brixton will once again be the starting point for the annual march organised by the Stop The...

Brixton tower: planning applicant does not own the site

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AG Hondo Popes Road BV, the Amsterdam-based company seeking planning permission for a 19-storey tower on Popes...

More new offices for Brixton

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The Shakespeare Business Centre off Coldharbour Lane at the Loughborough Junction end is to be restored and...

Inedible Harvest at the San Mei Gallery

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Inedible Harvest by Natural Selection is an exhibition at the San Mei gallery where the process of creating the work is as interesting as...

BLM inspires another Youthsayers tune

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https://youtu.be/yahcz2rpj6A Following the release of their excellent version of Sam Cooke’s civil-rights movement classic A Change Is Gonna...